Table 1 Join–count spatial autocorrelation results for greater Vancouver
AgeGenderInjury countsObserved joinsExpected joinsStandard errorJoin–count autocorrelation
0 (b)1 (w)ObbOwwObwEbbEwwEbwσbbσwwσbwZbbZwwZbw
Injuries from assault
    18–34M30931908945491124898034110427.125.7027.23−1.292.63*0.73
    35–54M316212193284474693861471822.203.6522.24−2.618.22*1.26
    >55M324736984852659897121912.481.0812.49−3.933.70*3.68*
    18–34F32711210004074100040747.270.357.270.000.000.00
    35–54F32731010049069100560616.640.296.64−1.050.001.20
    >55F3278510088030100870314.700.144.700.210.00−0.21
    DA total2944339805218418828136107187534.2310.0434.59−2.457.67*0.20
Injuries from self-harm
    18–34M32622199710147998901299.590.639.59−1.880.001.88†
    35–54M325627994611719952016510.850.8010.85−0.551.250.55
    >55M32731010049069100560616.640.296.64−1.050.001.20
    18–34F3278510089029100870314.700.144.700.430.00−0.43
    35–54F32691410030088100310867.850.417.85−0.130.000.25
    >55F3279410098020100930254.210.114.211.190.00−1.19
    DA total320479960865049634647518.212.3918.23−1.430.001.59
  • Data mapped by patients’ neighborhood of residence.

  • *p<0.05; †p<0.10.

  • DA, dissemination area.